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evitar

Translation of evitar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (evitarse)

  • [problemas] to save oneself evítese la molestia de ir a la tienda avoid the inconvenience of going to the store si aceptas, te evitarás muchos problemas if you accept, you'll save yourself a lot of problems me evitaría tener que pintarlo it would save me having to paint it

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